- 1The tough outer skin of certain fruit, especially citrus fruit: decorate with fine shreds of orange rind [count noun]: olive oil infused with lemon rindsMore example sentences
- This deliciously deep fried pastry has dates, orange and lemon extract, anisette, chopped nuts, orange rind, and lemon rind.
- Think of perfectly ripened pineapple chunks, minus the labor of carving away the tough rind.
- Traditional additions to such a risotto would include finely grated lemon rind, and freshly picked peas with lots of black pepper.
- 1.1The hard outer edge of cheese or bacon: curls of bacon rind were left on his plate [count noun]: Pecorino Romano has a white, waxy rindMore example sentences
- Remove the rinds from the bacon and chop it finely.
- Among the other varieties with natural rinds are semi-hard cheeses like British farmhouse Cheddar, Cheshire and Gloucester.
- The yucca root is often served with pork rind and greens and sold at roadside stands.
- 1.2The bark of a tree or plant: with the liberal use of birch rind and creosote splits we soon had fires goingMore example sentences
- It grows in coppices or clumps near or on the banks of rivers and creeks: many stems usually arise from a root,… and are covered with several barks or rinds the last of which being of a cinereous dirt color and very thin.
- Cinnamon is actually the dried tree bark from young branches, separated from the cork and outer rind.
- 1.4The skin or blubber of a whale: Jeffries was flensing the rind freeMore example sentences
- In the meat market you can buy mattaq - whale rind from a humpback whale.
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- Strip the bark from (a tree): when the meat ran out they had to rind trees and chew the inner bark for nourishmentMore example sentences
- I used to watch them felling trees, and sometimes I would be allowed to rind the tree trunks.
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- And his succulent sausages and lip-smacking rindless unsmoked back bacon have stimulated taste buds in Cuba, where British meat products are banned.
- His sausages and rindless, unsmoked back bacon have proved a sizzling success in Cuba, where British meat products are banned.
- Egmont is a semi-hard rindless cheese, designed to fit a balance between Gouda and Cheddar.
Old English rind(e) 'bark of a tree'; related to Dutch run and German Rinde, of unknown origin.